Not Necessarily the News (1982–1990)

TV Series   |  Comedy


Episode Guide
Not Necessarily the News (1982) Poster

An offbeat look at current events, often by dubbing over news video with farcical commentary.

TIP
Add this title to your Watchlist
Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch.

7.5/10
358

Photos

  • Anne Bloom and Frankie Verroca in Not Necessarily the News (1982)
  • Not Necessarily the News (1982)
  • Not Necessarily the News (1982)
  • Not Necessarily the News (1982)
  • Annabelle Gurwitch and Tom Parks in Not Necessarily the News (1982)
  • Not Necessarily the News (1982)

See all photos

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Cast & Crew

Top Series Cast



Creator:

John Moffitt

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


21 October 2008 | Seanh76
brings back nostalgic memories of early-mid eighties
This was back in the day just around the rise of VHS/beta. SO HBO was still the premier channel to get latest release, which at that time was about three years after box release. This show did a lot of dubbing and re-editing so that political figures were saying comedic lines. The sniglet series was also hilarious, and Rich Hall wrote several books containing sniglets. For example, he gave a definition to the act of shaking out only two pills from a bottle, and defined the dirt that the vacuum cleaner can't get at the edge of the floorboard. There were also commercial parodies, one for a hearing aid which drowned out yelling wives and grandchildren. A great show and was not only ahead of its time compared to the daily show, but funnier, too.

Critic Reviews


Featured on IMDb

Check out our guide to superheroes, horror movies, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com